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- n. Greenkeeping.
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More British Open Coverage Updated British Open Leaderboard Fix Picks: British Open Preview Newspaper Accounts of the First British Open More on the 1860 Open Championship Like nearly everything else in modern golf, from course architecture, to greenskeeping, to the number of holes in a round, the story of the British Open begins with a certain poorly educated club pro with a scraggly beard.
While I understand the importance of propping up all those struggling Porshe dealerships, caviar importers and executive country club operators that provide much needed greenskeeping and caddying jobs in these dark economic times, frankly I'd have a lot more respect for these people if they just drove up to Fort Knox in a convoy of trucks with masks and guns and cleaned the place out like honest thieves.
Pete Dye claims that years of greenskeeping, piling fertilizer and the like on the greens, inadvertently raised their ground level and that Ross was thinking about shaving them down when he died in 1948.
Originally, a showcase for Alister MacKenzie's fertile Golden Age imagination, with boomerang-shaped greens and vast, sprawling bunkers, after the master's death in 1934, Augusta was slowly streamlined into the archetypal Modernist course with roundish greens and sand traps, threatening water hazards, and perfect greenskeeping.
Drummond Lawson is the director of greenskeeping at
Drummond Lawson, the company's director of greenskeeping, writes about Method's method for success and shares lessons from the firm's decade in business with
The result of Barney's grievous greenskeeping actions on that hole were 42 holes-in-one, 97 birdies, and one broken ankle -- from an anonymous golfer who accidentally fell into the golf pit while trying to retrieve his ball.